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The need to emphasize health-care assets when promoting community

Above: Red Deer College students Andrea Luca, RN (left), and Roxanne Hiebert, who works in health information management at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre,…

Above: Red Deer College students Andrea Luca, RN (left), and Roxanne Hiebert, who works in health information management at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre, looked to health professionals for feedback on their rural postings. -- Photo supplied by Roxanne…

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  • Register now for the Chronic Disease Management Update for Primary Care course             – 28th May 2015

    Register now for the Chronic Disease Management Update for Primary Care course – 28th May 2015

    Attention Primary Care physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and members of clinical teams in community and hospital-based practices! Register...

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  • RPAP 2015 Conference Proceedings are now online             – 27th May 2015

    RPAP 2015 Conference Proceedings are now online – 27th May 2015

    On 18-19 March 2015, residents from across Alberta gathered in Edmonton to learn and to share success stories about attracting and retaining...

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  • Video: RPAP Grants spark innovation in rural physician attraction – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Video: RPAP Grants spark innovation in rural physician attraction – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Sharing and communicating online has become the way of the world. Following the launch of a physician recruitment website in 2014, the...

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  • The landscape of rural healthcare: Red Deer             – 22nd May 2015

    The landscape of rural healthcare: Red Deer – 22nd May 2015

    RPAP’s Research and Analysis team have compiled healthcare data in the following categories, and have grouped it according to the province’s federal electoral districts as...

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  • Download the Podcast: Online Clinical Pathway for Adult Chronic Kidney Disease in Primary Care – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Download the Podcast: Online Clinical Pathway for Adult Chronic Kidney Disease in Primary Care – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    In Alberta 95% of patients with Chronic Kidney Disease are looked after by primary care providers. National and international guidelines are available...

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  • RPAP brings medical skills and students to Siksika Nation             – 20th May 2015

    RPAP brings medical skills and students to Siksika Nation – 20th May 2015

    On 14 March 2015, Students from the University of Calgary’s RPAP-supported Rural Medical Interest Group , Physiotherapy and Social Work programs, nursing...

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  • The landscape of rural healthcare: Peace River – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    The landscape of rural healthcare: Peace River – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RPAP’s Research and Analysis team have compiled healthcare data in the following categories, and have grouped it according to the province’s federal electoral districts as...

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  • DEADLINE EXTENDED! Nominate the healthcare heroes in your community for a 2015 RPAP Award – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    DEADLINE EXTENDED! Nominate the healthcare heroes in your community for a 2015 RPAP Award – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Has your rural Alberta community excelled at attracting and retaining rural physicians? Has a long-serving physician in your rural Alberta community provided...

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  • Canadian physician recruiters recognized for leadership and achievement – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Canadian physician recruiters recognized for leadership and achievement – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    The Canadian Association of Staff Physician Recruiters (CASPR) held its Annual Awards ceremony during their 11th Annual Conference. “The winners are an...

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  • Rural Health Week celebrates the contributions of rural healthcare workers             – 11th May 2015

    Rural Health Week celebrates the contributions of rural healthcare workers – 11th May 2015

    11-18 May 2015 is Alberta Rural Health Week: An opportunity to focus attention and raise awareness about both the challenges and success...

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  • RPAP, UofC welcome Dr. Peter Koegler – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RPAP, UofC welcome Dr. Peter Koegler – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Peter Koegler as the new Co-Director for Rural Alberta South (RAS) Lethbridge. Effective...

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  • The landscape of rural healthcare: Medicine Hat             – 8th May 2015

    The landscape of rural healthcare: Medicine Hat – 8th May 2015

    RPAP’s Research and Analysis team have compiled healthcare data on the province’s federal electoral districts as of the 2012 federal election, prior...

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